Eastwood News

Weeks of September 14th - 18th & 21st - 25th, 2020

Eastwood TV

Join Mr. Ramsey and co-host Ms. Lena


during the school year!

If you missed the assembly this past Wednesday (9/16) then you missed seeing a couple of special guests!

The Mayor of La Mirada, John Lewis and Council Member, Steve De Ruse (Former Mayor) visited Mr. Ramsey and you can still check it out and re-watch the video.

Let's stay connected! Click HERE to be directed to EastwoodTV (NEW NAME) and Subscribe!

If you have missed any of the LIVESTREAM Assemblies,

you can still watch them ALL as they are available to view on our EastwoodTV YouTube Channel.

Episode 2 - Empathy

September Focus :: Be Responsible

District Issued Devices Available for EVERYONE

  • Our goal is to ensure that EVERY STUDENT has a District Issued Device to use. Please make sure to visit the school website and/or click the Device User Agreement to be directed to the form.
  • WIFI HOTSPOTS are also available. Make sure to fill out the SEPARATE FORM for this to be processed. Click the Hotspot Request here to be directed to the form.

Distribution Days Are Coming

If your child's teacher has materials that need to be distributed, you will be able to come by the school at the assigned time to collect those materials. Please connect with your teacher if you are unsure if they have materials that will be distributed. If you did not get all of your supplies during the first distribution or are in need of items (expo marker, highlighter, etc.) you may come during your assigned time and collect those materials as well.

Here are the details of the upcoming distribution days:

TUESDAY, September 22, 2020

  • Kinder - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • 1st - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 2nd - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

THURSDAY, September 24, 2020

  • 3rd - 9:00 am - 10:00 am
  • 4th - 10:00 am - 11:00 am
  • 5th - 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

*During this time EASTWOOD SPIRIT WEAR will also be available to purchase/pickup. See below for details.

Spirit Wear

Let's show our spirit and be sure to wear your Eastwood gear on Wednesdays! Did you grow over the Summer and need to purchase NEW Spirit Wear? No problem!

Email us at EastwoodPTA1@gmail.com and we will do our best to help you out!


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Eastwood Takes Out! Wed. Sept 23rd

Great way to enjoy a delicious meal and raise money for our school at a restaurant in our community!

  • What: Dine Out with Eastwood
  • Where: El Pollo Loco 5251 Beach Blvd. Buena Park 90621 (Beach Blvd and La Mirada Blvd shopping center) (714) 994-1125
  • When: Wednesday, 9/23 - all day long! 10am-10pm
  • How: Order a meal for your family and let them know you’re ordering to support Eastwood Elementary. When you pick up your order, show them a picture of the flyer* on your phone and Eastwood will receive 20% of your order total.

*Note: You can show an image of the digital flyer or print it out, whatever is easiest! The flyer will be included in our weekly newsletter, on our Facebook page and on our school website.

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We Care Wednesday Update!!!

This school year, we are excited that We Care Wednesdays will highlight more themes... and this month we are celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month (9/15-10/15)!

This week we celebrate Hispanic Heritage in the arts.

This past Wednesday we recognized the amazing artist Frida Kahlo. (Many of you may recognize her name and work from a Meet the Masters project last school year!)

Frida Kahlo was a Mexican painter known for her many portraits, self-portraits, and works inspired by the nature and artifacts of Mexico. Inspired by the country's popular culture, she employed a natïve folk art style to explore important questions in society.

Stay tuned for another highlight of Hispanic Heritage next week!

Virtual Ag Fair Winners Announced!

Theme - There's a School in Every Garden

Due to Covid-19 last school year the Ag Fair went virtual in June. The results were announced this month and a big CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Emmons' 2nd Grade Class who won 1st place for their Vegetable Garden!

Also, CONGRATULATIONS to Mrs. Nguyen's 2nd Grade Class who won 2nd place for their Vegetable Garden!

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PTA Board Welcomes Mrs. Emmons to the TEAM!

We warmly welcome Mrs. Emmons as she has accepted the role of PTA Teacher Liaison for the 2020-21 School Year! We appreciate how you have jumped right in and are already making a difference. We look forward to working together with you and our amazing teachers to make this year the best that it can be!

NLMUSD Three-Way Virtual Pledge

Dear Parents of NLMUSD Students,

To ensure that our students and teachers have a safe and successful learning environment conducive to learning, the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District has instituted a Three-Way Virtual Pledge. This pledge represents a commitment where all stakeholders work together to ensure a successful school year while engaged in Distance Learning.

In addition, the NLMUSD has implemented a Virtual Code of Conduct to ensure a safe and positive learning experience. Students participating in online instruction must adhere to all existing District policies regarding student conduct. The Virtual Code of Conduct provides additional guidance for students when engaging in virtual school activities. Please review the attached documents or click on the links below to review this information with your child.

Thank you and we look forward to a successful school year.

English Links:



Spanish Links:




Virtual Code of Conduct Eng.

Virtual Code of Conduct Spa.

Three-Way Pledge Eng.

Three-Way Pledge Spa.

Family Tech Support/Portal

Supporting families as partners in the Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District

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Remember to continue to send in your photos for the 2020-21 Yearbook!

Email: Eastwoodyearbook17@gmail.com


Join Eastwood PTA to help support Technology, Arts and more for your student(s) and our Eastwood families, staff and community!

Click HERE to be directed to the TOTEM website or use the QR code pictured on the left. Also located on the Eastwood PTA page on our school website (under the PARENTS tab).

Share the link with friend and family so that can support your learning too!

Eastwood PTA

The mission of Eastwood PTA is to positively impact and support the lives of our students by enhancing their academic growth and social experiences.

"Always together, never apart.

Maybe in distance, but never in heart."